Friday, November 12, 2010

FSO "All Access Night" is back

One of my favorite things about Fox Sports Ohio is that they're not afraid to try something different with their hockey coverage. "All Access Night" is the place to witness experimentation in action. (And hey, DISH customers, even you can watch!)

Here's the release:


The network will offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at the Jackets tomorrow, November 12 at 7pm

COLUMBUS, OHIO – FOX Sports Ohio is excited for the first of five Columbus Blue Jackets All Access Nights this Friday, November 12 when the Jackets take on the Colorado Avalanche at Nationwide Arena. Following Blue Jackets Live pre-game show at 6:30pm, presented by Your Central Ohio Toyota Dealers, the All Access game in HD in begins at 7pm.

FOX Sports Ohio is set to do a total of five All Access games this season. These special game telecasts will offer fans a unique behind-the-scenes view of the game with more access to players, coaches and fans than ever before. A complete schedule is listed below.

For this Friday’s game, the network will feature a live camera inside the Blue Jackets locker room before the game. Fans will get an extraordinary look at their favorite players’ pre-game routines and follow the Jackets onto the ice. Viewers will also get to experience the game through Assistant Coach Brad Berry, as he will wear a microphone during the course of the game. Head Coach Scott Arniel will be on headset during the first period to talk to Jackets announcers Bill Davidge and Jeff Rimer.

In addition to offering fans more access to players, coaches and fans, this game telecast will also give viewers at home the opportunity to interact with the Blue Jackets broadcast team live online through

Blue Jackets fans can visit and click on the “Blue Jackets All Access” graphic to log in to “Cover It Live.” Once logged in, they can submit questions for broadcasters Jeff Rimer, Bill Davidge and John Michael. Select questions and comments will be answered LIVE throughout the telecast.

Friday’s telecast will also feature a behind-the-scenes look at press row, visits to the team video room, a concourse tour as well as elements fans have come to expect during FOX Sports Ohio Blue Jackets telecasts.

Friday, 11/12 vs. Colorado Avalanche, 7pm
Saturday, 12/18 vs. Dallas Stars, 7pm
Saturday, 2/5 vs. Edmonton Oilers, 7pm
Friday, 2/25 vs. Phoenix Coyotes, 7pm
Thursday, 3/17 vs. Detroit Red Wings, 7pm

(Schedule subject to change | Check your local listings for channel information and availability.)

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